GPS Satellite Receivers Urbandale IA

GPS satellite receivers help you determine where you are and where you're going with some help from satellite communications. Continue reading to learn more about GPS satellite receivers and get information on local companies and providers that will help you in your search.

PC Management and Networking
(515) 274-0119
1800 46th St.
Des Moines, IA
Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Internet Products and Services, Electronics, Computer Consultants, Computer Cleaning
Mon-Fri: 06:30 PM-10:00 PM
Sun 10:00 AM-10:00 PM

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Crystal Clear Communications
(515) 246-8222
1605 21st St
Des Moines, IA
Traviss Audio Video
(515) 254-1111
4931 Douglas Ave
Des Moines, IA
Artistic Theater Solutions
(515) 202-9669
2420 Tomlin Ln
Des Moines, IA
Tv 35 Incorporated
(515) 263-2069
2011 1/2 Ne 58th Ave
Des Moines, IA
Ultimate Connections
(515) 266-7001
7015 Se 28th St
Des Moines, IA
Audio Labs
(515) 288-2216
2204 Ingersoll Ave
Des Moines, IA
Ness Electronics
(515) 261-0613
5177 Ne 17th St
Des Moines, IA
Direct Access Tv
(515) 262-1211
2545 E Euclid Ave
Des Moines, IA
Hildebrand Tv
(515) 262-8374
4147 E 7th St
Des Moines, IA
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The Key to Great GPSing

The Key to Great GPSing

If your Windows Mobile device is not equipped with built-in GPS, you will need to buy a satellite receiver so that your Pocket Pal can engage in GPS navigation. Some software packages come with a receiver, some do not. Over time, I have witnessed the diminution of receivers, but I just got a new one that is so small it fits on my key ring—amazing.

Measuring 2 x 1.25 x .75, it weighs about an ounce, and you will hardly notice it in your pocket when in operation. I put mine on a lanyard. The Freedom mini GPS receiver will hook up with any Bluetooth equipped device. It features Bluetooth V2.0 with a range of up to 30 feet. This SiRFstar II device tracks up to 20 satellites.

The rechargeable lithium ion battery will operate for about nine hours before needing a recharge, which is a good day’s drive for me. But, just in case you need a recharge on the road, it comes with a cigarette lighter adapter/charger unit.

What I found to be remarkable was that you can just leave it on your key ring while you are diving, and it picks up the signal and transmits it just fine. Usually the receiver must be in plain view of the sky in your windshield. Even more amazing, you can leave it in your pocket, your backpack, or briefcase, and it will still pick up a signal and relay it to your tracking device. No sky view needed with this greedy little signal grabber.

You could have one on your keyring and start navigating in a jiffy by visiting

They cost $129.95. Note that the receiver does not come with navigation software.

An excellent navigation program that I highly recommend is by OCN. What I appreciate about this application is that it is completely plug and play. You just slide it into the expansion slot of your WM device; it automatically installs, and you are good to go immediately because it comes with pr...

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